Skiing isn't just for the Rockies. While the western Range of the United States has become synonymous with powder, there are plenty of good skiing options in the East Coast region as well. Loon Mountain Ski Resort, located in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, has drawn recreational skiers to the town of Lincoln since it opened its doors in 1966.
Although Lincoln's economic roots are in the logging and timber industry, its shift to a tourism-based industry began in the 1850s, when the railroad began transporting tourists to the area, interested in seeing the natural wonders of the White Mountains. The most famous of these is, perhaps, the Flume Gorge, a natural gorge that extends 800 feet at the bast of Mount Liberty with walls that reach 70 to 90 feet in height made of Conway granite, a particular type of granite named after the town of Conway, New Hampshire, where it was discovered.
Lincoln is a mountainous town that prides itself on its natural expanses. Tourists are attracted to the area because of its pristine air and its gorgeous canyons. Lincoln's main source of income is from its tourist attractions, which heavily cater to hikers, climbers, and skiers. Unlike larger ski resort towns, Lincoln caters to travelers during all of the four seasons. You can enjoy the crisp, cold air and vertical trails of Loon Mountain Ski Resort in the winter and, during the other three seasons, you can do a great number of other outdoor activities and sights.